Vikings far from satisfied defensively

Despite having one of the best defenses in the NFL, the Minnesota Vikings aren’t paying attention to the stats as much as the wins and how they are getting them.
Yesterday at 5:15 AM

Film: Vikings blitzed sparingly, effectively

Mike Zimmer’s defense is known for showing the blitz, but it didn’t need to blitz often to apply pressure on Cam Newton.
Last Monday at 6:30 PM

Vikings defense rules the day in 22-10 win

The Minnesota Vikings got off to a poor start Sunday, but backed by eight sacks and three interceptions, the Vikings hammered the Carolina Panthers 22-10 in their house.
Last Sunday at 2:23 PM

Vikings record-seekers vs. Panthers

The Minnesota Vikings defense came to play with a couple of career firsts with the special teams and Kyle Rudolph also had big days.
Last Sunday at 2:02 PM

Vikings missing turnovers, but getting close

The Minnesota Vikings had a lot of chances to come up with turnovers during Sunday's win over the Green Bay Packers, but weren't always able to capitalize.
September 19, 2016

VIDEO: Smith discusses defense vs Packers

Minnesota Vikings safety Harrison Smith discusses Trae Waynes, the emphasis on creating turnovers and the defense's overall performance against the Green Bay Packers.
September 19, 2016

Notebook: Defense shares wealth in win

The Minnesota Vikings celebrated a 17-14 win over the Green Bay Packers in the first game in their new stadium, but did it like they did so many times last year – having a collection of defensive players shine.
September 18, 2016

Long and winding Rhodes

In the wake of the Teddy Bridgewater injury that forced an organizational about-face on the 2016 season, the Xavier Rhodes injury is having a similar impact
September 14, 2016